Emeline Crandall

27 June 1824–25 August 1898 (Age 74)
Villenova, Chautauqua, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Emeline

When Emeline Crandall was born on 27 June 1824, in Villenova, Chautauqua, New York, United States, her father, David Crandall, was 32 and her mother, Margaret Ann McBride, was 30. She married Richard Bird on 27 March 1845, in La Harpe, Hancock, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Utah, Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 25 August 1898, in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Historic Springville Cemetery, Springville, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Richard Bird
Emeline Crandall
Marriage: 27 March 1845
Amanda Fidelia Bird
Richard Leroy Bird
Martin William Bird Sr.
Emeline Adelaide Bird
Vernon David Bird
Charles Monroe Bird
Margaret Luella Bird
Luanna Mariah Bird
Amasa Crandall Bird
Arus Lovell Bird

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 March 1845La Harpe, Hancock, Illinois, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 1
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State
    Age 3
    During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
    Age 22
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Raghnaill ‘son of Raghnall’, a Gaelic form of the Old Norse personal name Rǫgnvaldr ‘ruler of the gods’, cognate with Reynolds . Compare Grannan .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Story Highlight

    A Sketch of the Life of Richard Bird

    In the State of New York, about 1801, we find that Benjamin Bird married Meribah Reeves. From this Union came a very large family, nine sons and three daughters: Phineas Reeves, Charles, Sam …

    Sources (19)

    • Emeline Bird in household of Richard Bird, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Emeline Crandall, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
    • Emeline Crandall in entry for Luanna B. Kindred, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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